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On Flipping - Or Building Equity - For Toronto Real Estate Buyers

January 9th, 2019 | Real Estate

I have some clients who are in the renovation business who are looking for a property suitable for a comprehensive transformation. Let's call them "Bert and Brenda". Most people would call them flippers, which for many construes the same connotation as used car salesmen and, er, um, real estate agents.  … Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s Top 5 Most Popular Blogs Of 2018

January 7th, 2019 | Real Estate

Happy New Year!! A big thank you to all of our phenomenal clients, colleagues, and readers who helped make 2018 another successful year! The Urbaneer team and I are grateful for all of your support.     As we roll into 2019, I wanted to share with you the Top 5 Most… Read Full Entry

Toronto Real Estate Transactions Declined 16 Per Cent In 2018

January 4th, 2019 |

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board's annual review, home sales declined 16.1 per cent compared to 2017. The total of new listings for the year was also down, by almost 13 per cent. This, along with higher borrowing costs and the new mortgage stress test, are likely the reasons… Read Full Entry

Housing As A Symbol Of Self

January 3rd, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Have you ever walked down a Toronto avenue, admiring the wide variety of homes and pondering who might dwell within? "I wonder who lives there...". I do! Every day. In the original City of Toronto, there is so much cultural, economic and social diversity stamped on our existing housing stock, most… Read Full Entry

I Love The Houses In Historic Charlottetown, PEI

December 31st, 2018 | Tales Of Upper HillsboroughTravel

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture, and design. If you're new to it - many of my posts focus on Toronto where I make my living as a realtor - but there are many occasions when I cast my net more broadly. Like today, where I'm going to share my love for the homes in Historic Charlottetown, PEI.… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s December 2018 E-Promo

December 30th, 2018 | Real Estate

* Happy Holidays! Wishing You Healthy, Happy Homes in the New Year! * In 2019, consider making our Urbaneer blog your source for the latest Toronto real estate news, housing market updates, monthly stats and trends, and seasonal forecasts. You'll also find helpful homeownership advice and some spot-on urban lifestyle pieces!Here's what's inside our December… Read Full Entry

Dear Urbaneer: I’m Buying A Condo - Should I Be Worried About Kitec Plumbing?

December 21st, 2018 | Dear Urbaneer

Welcome to this month’s installment of Dear Urbaneer where I tackle a range of real estate questions from clients concerning buying, selling and home ownership issues. This month, we are going to talk about the pitfalls of Kitec Plumbing, which I’ve talked about before in this post “Is Kitec Plumbing Draining… Read Full Entry

December 2018 - Home Of The Month - Liberty Village

December 19th, 2018 | Buy Of The MonthKing West / Niagara / Liberty Village

Happy Holidays and welcome to our December 2018 Home of the Month! This feature provides a snapshot of what Urbaneer's Buyers have recently purchased in the City of Toronto. This month’s real estate buy comes from Urbaneer team member James Ormston, who assisted our Buyer in securing a smart, strategic… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer’s Winter 2018/2019 Toronto Real Estate Forecast: Part One

December 17th, 2018 | Urbaneer's Real Estate Forecasts

Welcome to the Winter 2018/2019 edition of my bi-annual foray into the dynamics of housing in The 6ix: Urbaneer's Toronto Real Estate Forecasts! What is to come in 2019? To formulate the answer to this complex question, I'm going explore the influences that are shaping the Toronto real estate market -… Read Full Entry

Bosley Real Estate Market Insight For The Second Week Of December 2018

December 14th, 2018 |

Canadian household debt slows it's accumulation, and the City laments the housing market's "missing middle" as Toronto population continues to increase rapidly! Here's a brief breakdown - courtesy of our parent brokerage, Bosley Real Estate - of the major stories surrounding real estate in Toronto's central core this past week!… Read Full Entry